Entry requirement is an undergraduate 3 year degree in a relevant experimental science discipline with an average of at least H2B (70%-74%), or equivalent.
The course year starts in February and ends in November and is only available full time.
Intended learning outcomes
Graduates of the Medicine (Austin Health) Honours program will be able to:
- Locate, utilise and synthesise information available in scientific and medical literature and ensure an understanding of experimental data in order to construct a rational scientific argument.
- Articulate the principles in designing a scientific project in biological research.
- Design and conduct research, including selection and implementation of experimental models and methods, data collection methods, and statistical analysis methods.
- Problem solve through undertaking relevant methodological approaches to research (technical and statistical based).
- Perform research techniques and apply these techniques to a specific project.
- Communicate the findings of a research project in both written and oral form, including organising knowledge and identifying the potential scope of the research project.
- Apply principles of intellectual integrity and the ethics of scholarship, including identifying and following the principles of ethical conduct of research with animals and humans.
- Show proficiency in time management for completion of scientific tasks against set deadlines.
- Work effectively independently, and collaboratively under supervision within a research team from diverse backgrounds.
Last updated: 11 February 2021